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Phlox

Phlox 'Bright Eyes'

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.2m

Max

30cm

Min

Flowering

    • spring
    • summer
    • autumn
    • winter

    Phlox Overview

    These are mainly late spring or summer-flowering perennials, some of them are semi-evergreen or evergreen. The flowers are produced in terminal panicles which bloom in clusters and are fragrant.

    Common problems with Phlox

    How to propagate Phlox

    Cuttings

    Propagate rock and hybrids by basal cuttings from non-flowering shoots in spring or summer. Root cuttings in winter.

    Seed

    Species can be increased by seed in autumn or spring. Annuals can be propagated by seed in spring.

    Division

    P.maculata, P.paniculata and their cultivators should be propagated by division in early spring.

    Other uses of Phlox

    Containers, window boxes, beds or rockery, flower arranging.